Copper

Rambler Metals and Thundermin propose merger

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-03
Less than two months after a positive prefeasibility study demonstrated that Rambler Metals & Mining (TSXV: RAB LSE:RMM) could extend the life of its underground Ming copper-gold mine in Newfoundland's Baie Verte region from six to 21...

Sierra Metals turns up the heat in Mexico 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-02
In July, Sierra Metals (TSX: SMT) appointed as its vice-president of exploration Matthew Wunder — a geologist who during  his career was part of a group at Rubicon Minerals (TSX: RMX; NYSE-MKT: RBY) that discovered and developed the...

Goldcorp, Teck join forces to tackle El Morro in Chile  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-02
El Morro, the large undeveloped gold-copper deposit in northern Chile, will become the focus of a joint venture (JV) between Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) and Teck Resources (TSX: TCK.B; NYSE: TCK), giving it a better chance of reaching its...

Minera Alamos downsizes its dreams at Los Verdes 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-02
VANCOUVER — Junior Minera Alamos (TSXV: MAI; US-OTC: VGMTF) is getting a second look from investors after a change in strategy at its wholly owned Los Verdes copper-molybdenum property, 200 km southeast of Hermosillo,...

Freeport-McMoRan on a broad cost-cutting spree 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-02
VANCOUVER — Freeport-McMoRan (NYSE: FCX) has been carrying out business-wide spending cuts that it calls an “aggressive response” to weak market conditions.

TSX ends up higher, Aug. 24-28

Source: Daily News | 2015-08-31
The Toronto Stock Exchange finished in positive territory as investors took in higher oil prices and news that the Chinese government cut interest rates again to bolster its slowing economy. The S&P/TSX Composite climbed for four...

Anglo American sells Mantos Blancos and Mantoverde mines 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
A year after selling its 50% interest in U.K. building materials group Lafarge Tarmac for US$1.6 billion, Anglo American (US-OTC: AAUKY; LSE: AAL) has reached a deal to unload two of its smaller Chilean copper mines to a consortium led by...

Arena attracts JOGMEC, B2Gold 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
Since the beginning of the year, prospect-generator Arena Minerals (TSXV: AN) — whose shares traded at only 17¢ at press time — has enticed two heavyweight players in the mining industry to sign option agreements on parts...

Eldorado Gold halts Greek ops as ministry revokes technical study  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
Haywood Securities analyst Kerry Smith says Greece’s energy minister Panos Skourletis was on a “fishing expedition” when he revoked the technical studies on Eldorado Gold’s (TSX: ELD; NYSE: EGO) Skouries and Olympias...

Vale green-lights underground mine at Voisey's Bay 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-19
The natural resources industry of Newfoundland and Labrador — beaten down as it is by the steep decline in iron ore and oil prices — has received a most welcome board-level confirmation from Vale that it will indeed pursue...

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